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NIA observes 48th anniversary of MV Christena Disaster, effort commended

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) stopped to remember those who perished and survived in the MV Christena disaster 48 years ago with a Memorial Service at the Christena Memorial on Samuel Hunkins Drive on August 01, 2018. The disaster which claimed the lives of Nevisians, Kittitians and visitors to St. Kitts and Nevis.

The fatal incident was a transition point in the history of both islands and to this day, the NIA continues to observe the disaster. Apart from the service, the administration has also erected a memorial outside of the Nevis Island Assembly on Samuel Hunkins Drive, in direct view of the Narrows.

 

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